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of the baltimore orioles-the o's are tied for áfirst placcá in their diiision wwth the yankees for game onetown tomorrrw for game one weenesday, september 5th 3 3 3 3 & 3 3 thh democratic national convention continues todayy several democrats are laying the groundwork for president obama's second term. term.megan gilliland is here with more on the role maryland's govvrnor is playing in that and what'' ahead for good morning guys,seveeal democcats thaa are considered up and coming spoke last niggt &pat the ccnvention... onn of them was governor martin o'malley. ann people are talking about it this morning... with praise. in the governor's speech he urged thh country to make the choiie to quote move forward... not back... by re- nominating president barack obama.a theme he weaved in &thr in... 22:26:15 by making college more affordable president obama is moving... by securing medicare ppesideet obama is 3 back... by putting forward a plan to cut waste ask those at the top to pay more and reduce our ddficit... forward not back. 22:26:50 22:26:50also last night... her husband's record.today...
...if you'd like to see it... just go to fox-baltimore dot com. some recent grads are getting a boost inntheir job search. johns hhpkins hospital is holding a job fair for about technology graduates today. hopkins is co-hosting the fair along with george washington university and the university of maryland university ollege. a heaaed debate at american who breasted her baby áduring cllss.á dr. adrienne pine... a professor of anthropology... explains in her blog that her baby was sick... and that she didn't want to cancel the first day of class.so she brought her daughter with her... and breast-fed throughout the lecture... leaving some students in shock. "i feel like it was really unprofessional of her, i feel like she should have at least stepped out of the room.""i think what's inappropriate is that she brought hhr child to class in the first place. it'ss very distracttng to a lot of the students." students."sccool officials spoke out about the matter... saying there's no explicit policy on campus breast- feeding. but it does give new private place to pump breast milk. the or
breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
yogurt granola bars. treat yourself good. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. here's a look at a couple of stories. fire crews are trying to determine what sparked a two- alarm blaze at a popular seafood restaurant in dundalk. fire crews responded just after 7:30 sunday night. authorities say they saw the flames in the basement. everyone was able to able it outuninjured. in baltimore city, police are searching for a person behind a deadly shooting trade the 22- year-old was attending a house party in alameda. investigators say that someone fired shots from a block away and she was struck in the chest. investigators did not leave she was the intended target but was struck by a stray bullet. let's turned over to tony pann. >> not the best forecast if ever delivered for a holiday. we have hit and miss showers out there. 75 at the airport, 73 in randallstown. it is humid. ray rice settled down from last night. we are picking up some scattered showers out there. other showers in delaware right now. other thunderstorms will redevelop into the afte
license. one man is dead after an early morning stabbing in west baltimore. happened around 12:00 in the morning around west northwest avenue. police say that's where they found a man ton ground unsponive. told he had stab wounds to his upper body. police have not identified the victim. also, there is no word on a suspect or motive. an update to west baltimore shooting that happened in broad daylight. the gun man chased down audi miggens. it happened in the 1700 block of pressman street. homicide detectives are still searching for the shooter. they believe the shooter tossed the weapon nearby. we're >> welcome back. fall is finally here or at least 10:49 this morning. so we wave good-bye to summer and all the warm weather. there is still cool weather on the way. temperatures, you can expect 70s in the mountains. we'll top out from 82 to 84 in downtown baltimore. south of us, it will be in the 80s as well. that will all change as a frontal system moves through in the later afternoon hours in the early evening. very cool air behind us. it will drop low temperatures into the 40s a
with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. officials will resume spring for mosquitoes this week to keep people from catching west nile. starting tonight at 7:30 in the annapolis area, primrose acres and flexed and heights will be sprayed. we are told that the project will run through october 1. residents should try to stay inside during the spraying. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> it is starting to look this year out there. delays in place. belvedere ave and york road. another one and baugher road and saint clare lane. -- another one and moravia road and saint clare lane. 39th street and university parkway, water main break closures in effect. biggest delay on the west side. 17 miles per hour all the way down to edmondson. we will update you on 795 down to owings mills. we will switchover to 95 just south of the beltway northeast. southbound traffic picking up from white marsh to the 895 split. >> the only things we have to watch out for are a couple of showers from adams county. everyone els
condition. she later died. her name has not been released. >>> a bitter sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did so with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died sunday night while riding his motorcycle in virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns and a ravens win. afterward, ravens head coach john harbaugh mar developvelled smith's resolve. >> when torrey said he wanted to play, he deserved that. a very special guy. how do you explain that? the lord works in wonderful, mysterious, beautiful ways. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> it's a sour start to the season on the redskins home field. the bengals came to town and proved they were going to be tough to beat from the very beginning. >> he will go deep. he's got green. he's going to go all the way. >> redskins outgunned for the most part in this game, ultimately falling
explains. >> wolf, this is the sadie may room of the baltimore art. she was a well-known donor, a patron of the arts in baltimore. she lent a painting to this museum many decades ago. in 1951 that painting was stolen from this museum, the circumstances around that are not clear. but it made its way somehow from 1951 to a flea market in west virginia a couple of years ago where it was sold for $7 where it was actually bought at a flea market with just some other kind of trin kwets in a box. it is worth up to or possibly over $100,000. and we're here with the director of the baltimore museum of art. can you tell us how you think it made its way from being stolen here in 1951 to being sold in west virginia at a flea market. >> it's a bigamist ri. of course we may never know the course of the painting. we didn't have computers, we didn't have digital images. things were recorded by hand on index cards, things were mimeographed or carbon paper. very different from how we record information today. so we'll be very lucky, i think, to find out the whole story. >> well, good luck in trying to fin
night it came to a head in the game between new england and baltimore. here is what the replacements ruled was a winning field goal. watch this with me. baltimore went home, watch the ball, way up, hmm. was it good? they said yes. but not everyone is convinced the kick was good when it passed over that right side of that goal post. patriots coach bill belichick among the nonbelievers. look at his right arm. touches, grabs, whatever you want to call it, the ref, charged after him, tried to make his point, even grabbing his arm briefly. that will cost him some money or as the announcer said, some books. no doubt. what i want to talk about all of this with jim tuti, on the phone with me, an nfl official for 31 years. thanks for calling in. i'm sure you've seen this much talked about field goal, pats lost because of it. did you think it was good? did you think it was fair? >> brooke, i love this game. i watched it for the last 50 years, i love it. i had the same situation, a call with a field goal good inside or out. the ball has to go at least inside the outside of the post, and now the
in baltimore, "unaccountable" is the name of the book, what hospitals won't tell and you how transparency can revolutionize healthcare. marty makary is the author of that book, and he'll be joining us after maria bartiromo, and we will be right back. >> my opponent and his running mate are big believers in top-down economics. they basically think that if we just spend another $5 trillion on tax cuts that favor the very wealthiest, then -- don't boo. vote. vote. vote. >> we got one new idea. one thing he did not do in his first four years, he said he's going to do in the next four years, which is to raise taxes. and is there anybody who thinks that raising taxes will help grow the economy? >> no! >> no, his plan is to continue what he has done before, the status quo has not worked. we cannot afford four more years of barack obama. we're not going to have four more years of barack obama. >> wednesday, president obama and mitt romney meet in their first presidential debate. the news hour's jim lehrer moderates from the university of denver. watch and engage with c-span, including our live debate
. >>> it was an ae emotional win for the baltimore ravens over the patriots on sunday night football. helping baltimore win 31-30 on a last-second 27-yard field goal by justin tucker. >> it is 11 minutes after the hour right now. there is a big controversy here in new york city after a move by the schools. they're giving the morning-after pill and other contra septemberives without really telling their parents, some critics say. more coming up. of course, some stories are bigger than others. okay guys, here we go. everybody say, 'cheeeeeeeee-eeeeeese'. got it. ♪ atmix of energies.ve the world needs a broader that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol - a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane. >>a minute, mom! let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. ...and we inspected his brakes for free. -free is good. -free is very good. [ male announcer ] now get 50% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> welcome back to "early start," every
hundershowers and one or two strong to severe later especially from d.c. to baltimore. and tomorrow back into e 60's to near 70's for highs. the day tomorrow will be the 60's with bright low humidity. windows tomorrow. watching.for [ romney ] my plan is to help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've t to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally, champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new js in four years.
that will mean... hundreds of millions for schools in the baltimore area... and across the state... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed. ♪ you're my obsession >>> all right, it's "fixation," where we collect crazy stuff from the intraweb and we bring it to you. we're going to start with ginger. >> yes, there are shows about ocd. let's go ahead and look. the chameleon who may have a little. he's washing his hands. he cannot stop. >> never get clean. >> where is the purel? >> poor thing. it's okay. >>> okay, so, you know, everyone goes on -- have you been on a safari? wild animals coming up to your car. sometimes they get a little too close. take a look at this cheetah, walking up to a car full of tourists and then he just sits on top. the cameraman got very close. he sat there for an hour. the car could not move until he finally decided to go on his very way. you say that cheetahs don't attack, dan. >> they used to be domesticated animals. >> they're beautiful. >> ra
really does affect so many people. indiana, and look at this, even in baltimore, maryland, we're loing at two to four inches of rain over the next two days. that's a lot of rain. and unfortunately, for your outdoor barbecues, that may impact you. we're already seeing some impacts on air travel. right now we're looking at potential delays for many cities due to the clouds, the rain and the thunderstorms that isaac is bringing. in cincinnati, chicago, some of the cities were forecasting delays, as well as st. louis, san diego, not impacted by isaac, but we are seeing some delays out on the west coast. take a look at the labor day weekend forecast. so, for saturday, we're looking at isaac working its way across the heartland, but then as we head into sunday and even into monday, we're anticipating a little bit more in thunderstorms that will work their way across the eastern half of the country, so it's a little unsettled over knoxville, tennessee, further off towards charlottesville, virginia, but most of the country for labor day itself does look good, randi, so that's some good news. i
is over. tampa bay beating new york dropping yanks into a tie with baltimore because they just have three games with baltimore. they won on sunday and -- >> they're losing -- i mean, they've been gagging. >> that will make it a very tight finish. >>> welcome back. alex wallace joins us from the weather channel. we're seeing a lot of rain. we're still seeing remnantings of the last storm? >> you know what, isaac is still with us, the little left of it, impacting the northeast as well as gulf coast. what's behind me is a separate entity, a association with a cold front moving through the western part of the great lakes. that will be heading for chicagoland. could make the morning rush a little slower. what we've got going on across the northeast, wet across the northeast, part of this is what is left of isaac. again, we're still talking about this thing weeks later. a little further off to the south, showers and storms possible across the carolinas across the first frontal boundary impacting us across the 95 corridor. the great lakes, that system brings us rain this morning. that could pote
issues. ed is an independent in baltimore. caller: good morning and thank you for c-span. the first action of the violence was an organized protest stemming most likely from 9/11. we found a video made over a year ago to put the blame on it. it is a reactionary congress here in the u.s. that all of a sudden wants to do something about it or reactionary administration. these were planned protests, not grass roots outbreaks of violence. we have blamed it on a year-old video. eventually we will lose some rights because of its. host: the occupy wall street movement is one year old today. this is the question put forth by "usa today" -- arkansas, john, a republican. caller: good morning. this particular question raises another interesting question. who is this u.s. government that will control free speech? is it the same u.s. government that allows illegals to access our education, medication, housing, employment sectors? is it the same u.s. government that limits the futures of 1 million aborted babies each year although 50% of the people are against it? the same government that forces
for calling. on twitter -- and here is the headline from the baltimore sun this morning -- we will continue to hear from you all morning on this issue from republicans. michael is from the jacksonville, florida. thanks for calling. caller: good morning. i'm calling about the romney comments. it is appalling that the media has blown this out of proportion. what mitt romney said is a fact. 47% of our country is at on entitlements. it does not bother me what he had to say. i agree with him. america needs to wake up. the people who don't comprehend will not understand what he's talked about. host: thanks for calling, michael. he talked about the media blowing this up too much. here is the opinion piece from the "washington times this morning i-- then it's on the opinion page of the washington times,. wes iscalifornia, waiting on the republican line. go ahead. caller: thanks for giving me the opportunity. i recently changed to the republican party. i am really disappointed in my view and in and my former party. the fair share of social justice is no share. when you have a man speaking the truth
in the hunt, the san francisco giants, atlanta braves, new york yankees baltimore orioles white sox texas rangers and oakland athletics. >> bill: what are you going wear for the next story? >> he's probably got a giants jersey somewhere. >> i do not have my giants jersey today. >> bill: he would have to go change clothes. >> prime time emmy awards are this weekend. jimmy kimmel hosting them sunday night. top acting nominees include zooey deschanel 30 rock's tina fey. also alec baldwin. amy poehler out of parks and recreation and julia louis-dreyfus. jon cryer from two and a half men and louie ck from louie and also ed o'neil from "married from children" actually from "modern family." bruce springsteen's daughter is hoping to go to the olympics. jessica springsteen who is 20 years old has been riding horses since the age of 5. >> bill: dressage? >> just bought a horse that won gold for the brits this summer in london. she hopes to compete for the u.s. in rio in 2016. >> puts a little tarnish on that every man
in baltimore. but romney continues his push on national securityish shies at an event at a military college in pennsylvania tomorrow. that is a state where he is trailing the president according to recent polls. but it's one the campaign thinks it could put into play, wolf. >> why do they think that? the polls have been very lopsided in pennsylvania not just recently but for weeks and weeks. >> they've looked at that state for some time. they think it's something they could put in play. obviously they know it would be an uphill battle because in recent elections that state has been pretty solidly blue. but, wolf, i have to tell you even though these recent battleground polls have shown romney falling behind in places like ohio and florida, if you look at the attitude of the campaign, they are showing no worry, no concern. they are confident they will make up ground during the debates and this will still be a tight election come election day. >> still plenty of time to go. three debates. a lot can clearly happen. i haven't seen the romney folks put a lot of money in advertising in pennsylvan
at this time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think co
. as and baltimore orioles are leading the race to secure the two wild card spots in the american league. >>> now take a look at other top stories we were following. federal authorities have begun a criminal investigation into the chevron refinery in richmond. comes after investigators discovered the company detoured pollutants around monitoring equipment at that richmond refinery investigation is not related to last month's huge fire. >>> police are looking for the gunman in an overnight shooting that sent one person to the hospital. the shooting victim was found at 4:00 this morning. police say the victim was shot in the head and has unknown injuries. >>> been a year since two of three american hikers werefried from a prison in iran. yesterday josh fattal organized a rally in new york to celebrate his freedom. he and two other hikers jane bauer and sarah insured were hiking when they were arrested by iranian border guards. >>> a grass fire has been contained in a part of the east bay where only half of the fire stations are operational. the fire started just before 2:00 p.m. yesterday near albe
are heating up. a field goal that barely sailed inside the upright gave baltimore a 31-30 victory over new england. patriots coach bill belichick wanted a replay and grabbed the arm of an official after the game. coaches are not supposed to touch the referees. the nfl met with the union yesterday calling on them to end the officials lockout. >>> it was a golden night for "homeland." the series came in as a dark horse, but turned out to be one of the big inners. kevin frazier host of "the insiders" was there. luckily for us, you're up early. >> gayle, i will always get up early for you. the big winners, one was mentioned, "homeland." also "modern family." a lot of experts predicted "mad men" would make it five wins in a row in the tv drama category. but "homeland" took home six golden statues. >> the emmy goes to claire danes. >> the world is about to end and we're standing around talking. get off of me. >> no one plays crazy like you. >> well, thank you. >> the pregnant star picking up her second emmy, but first for "homeland" giving a shout ot to herman. >> my husband, my love, my life, m
northwest. chilly in the northeast. >> 70s, boston to baltimore. 80s in the southeast. 90s from fine, phoenix to dalla. time on monday morning for our "favorite story of the day." >> we don't do it as often. >> we don't look to name our stories. this is the inebriator. >> this is why this is cool, the inebria inebri inebriator makes it easy. select your drink. let the machine do what it does best. look at the thing go. whatever liquor, tonic water, soda. all mixes it quick and easy. sit back, watch the game. >> can you been this? yet? >> chill out. fantastic question. >> a prototype. >> wouldn't it look great in your living room. watching the game. >> probably another one of the idea they came up with while drinking beer. >> always thinking, guys. >> call it the inebriator. great idea. >> we'll be right back with more "world news now." coming up, tell the good people what we have. >> brains or beauty what men really prefer in women? so what is it? >> i have some thoughts on it. and that football that we mentioned. a new special guest and all important picks competition. a new season
. also, looking to pakistan. this is from the baltimore sun a. . -- caller: thank you for the opportunity. i have been laid off about one year ago from a career in a geographic information systems. i am currently re-training through the committee college program to go into solar work. here in pennsylvania we are faced with the situation where the republicans are holding up a bill that would realign our solar industry, similar to what governor chris christie just did in new jersey. we are going to need the energy matter where it comes from. we are being held back in regard to this because of our overall loyalty to the gas industry. we have some good companies here in the pittsburgh area. we are struggling because they are just -- they are not getting the arm that new jersey has given their solar industry. they are number one on the east coast. i wanted to say, thank goodness for obama. he is finally -- he cannot to the other night and drive climate change back up on the agenda. i hope we will be part of the debate. the realization of our need to drop carbon emissions 34, if possible, would
. and this is a nice rematch of the afc championship. clear and cool, 58 to 62 degrees down in baltimore. and that is your sunday night forecast. >>> it's a sad story that's becoming all too familiar. famous stars and high profile athletes running out of money after earning millions of dollars at a time. the question is where does it all go? here's nbc's michelle franzen. >> reporter: they are the athletes, pop stars, and celebrities living dream, earning millions of dollars, and living it up along the way. >> they want to show their friends, their family, their hangers on that they're big shots, and often, what comes along with that is a need to spend, spend, spend. >> reporter: but all that fame and fortune can turn on a dime. former nfl quarterback vince young is now out of a job after the buffalo bills cut him from the team this summer and embroiled in a legal battle over what's left of his earnings. the pro football player secured a contract back in 2006 that guaranteed earnings of $26 million. young is now suing his former agent and financial planner, writing on twitter this past w
will campaign in baltimore. headed totionals are the playoffs. the first time since 1933 that a washington baseball team will be the postseason. nighteat the dodgers last 4-1 a. they are on track to win the nl east title. morning. virginia 95 and just about off.ed norton, newington, 395 seeing improvement. and volume here after the pentagon of the 14th street bridge. if you are using 66 anytime accident westbound. lane is blocked. and inside the beltway, jammed from the connector coming out of falls church to get through to the beltway, quite honda up. let us check back in with jacqui jeras. a great day for things outdoors. very gorgeous. 62. will warm up today. average.above high around 80 degrees. the weekend about here. changes. f thunderstorms late the day saturday. cooler sunday, a high of only 72. thank you for watching. we will see you back here at noon. "live with kelly and michael" is next. [ romney ] my plan is to help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget.
. they're calling washington/baltimore america's unlikely new sports capital. seth davis, lanny son is writing in "sports illustrated" about the beltway as the new sports super power. we have the washington nationals tied with the reds for the best team in baseball. we have great hope for the redskins with this quarterback, rg3 which "sports illustrated" compares him to president obama. >> i hope he's better than that. >> yeah. it's definitely a moment. i can tell you as a yankee fan, the orioles are frightening at this point. >> aren't they something? >> mike allen, thanks so much. >> have a good week. >> a point of personal privilege here. >> please. >> i want to hear about one story today and one story only. and i want to know what's going on in kansas. mika, do we have a kansas story? >> that is just so transparent. >> what? what's transparent? >> i told you you needed to be neisser. >> i am. what do you think about the story? >> you will like it, actually. >> i know i will. let's hear it. >> they're fighting back against new school lunch guidelines that restrict calorie intake
baltimore the victory over new england. bill bellicheck wanted a replay and grabbed the arm of an official after the game. coaches are not supposed to touch the referees. the nfl met with the referees union yesterday. they sent a letter to team owners to the end lockout. >> a golden night for "homeland" at the emmy award. they came in as a dark horse but turned out to be one of the big winners last night. kevin frazier host of "the insider" was on the red carpet. you're up early again this morning. >> reporter: i will always get up early four. you know that. come on now. it really is the night where tv toasts its own and the big winners as you mentioned one was "homeland" but also "modern family." going into the emmys a lot of the so-called experts were predicting "mad men" would make it five wins in a row. but when all was said and done "homeland" was the east of the done as they took home six golden statues. >> the emmy goes to claire danes. >> get off of me. >> reporter: nobody plays crazy like you. the pregnant star scooped up her second emmy but first for "homeland" giving a shout out
writes on twitter -- host: and here's the headline from "the baltimore sun" this morning -- host: and we'll continue to hear from you this morning on this from republicans. michael is from jacksonville, florida. thanks for calling in this morning, michael. caller: good morning. i'm calling about the mitt romney comments. i think it's appalling that the media is blown this out of proportion. what mitt romney said is a fact. 45%, 47% of our country is on entitlements. doesn't bother me at all what he had to say. i agree with him 100%. america needs to wake up and the people who don't comprehend it is -- don't understand what he's talking about on that. host: michael, thanks for calling in this morning. michael talking about the media blowing this up too much. here is the opinion piece from "the washington times" this morning, the midst of republican incompetence is the headline. host: that provides ample opportunity for mr. romney to score points by holding mr. obama accountable for his broken promises and the broken economy. that again on the opinion page of "the washington times," the le
makary, a surgeon at johns hopkins hospitals in baltimore. here is his book. we have about a half-hour left on the "washington journal" this morning. coming up, our weekly america by the numbers segment. we will be looking at workplace safety issues. we will be right back. >> the first thing in our article here is getting medicare costs under control as the number-one priority. and it is the most untouchable thing. but that is going to cause more trouble than any other problem we got physically in the u.s. getting medicare costs under control is the number-one thing. >> usain also, surcharge smokers, and the obese for their medicare coverage. >> right. >> where did that idea come from? >> it came from oz. on the person that put it in the memo, but i did not have to fight hard for it. i ran something in the "washington post" where instead of calling people morbidly obese i called them mega-fatties and i was reduced by the "washington post" for being insensitive. and i guess i probably am. this is something that everybody knows to be true and someone has to pay for it. are not sayin
,, hello my name is daniel coburn and i am from baltimore, maryland. >> it was fantastic. he has a really top talent. >> it was a book you wanted to read before you came today? >> i actually read it before i came today and he has a new book out that i will be taking up when i get home. >> any other books that do you recommend as well? >> in general, i just finished up the king of gang of thrones book. very entertaining to read. >> with you currently reading now? >> well, i'm going to be picking up the oath. >> here at the 12th annual national book festival on the national mall in washington dc, we are joined by david rubenstein, cochair of the carlyle group and a benefactor of the national book festival. mr. rubin side, with your connection? >> i have been involved with the library of congress for a while. i agreed to put up $5 million to help get funded for the next five years. and so that was my initial contact. subsequently, i provided additional money so it could be a two-day affair. originally it was a one-day event. today is the second day, it's a sunday. that is my connection. >> a
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